Fro-Joy Babe Ruth cards were distributed during a one-week period in 1928 but many were collected and sent away for a prize, never to be seen again.
Modern Sports Card News
Familar designs and inserts, coupled with a few new looks, will be part of 2018 Topps Series 2 baseball, due out in June.
Lou Gehrig’s signed 1925 player contract and a payroll check drew interest but a whopper of a price was also hammered down for an Aaron Judge game jersey.
Three new football releases, one NBA product and Topps Dynasty Baseball are among the new sports card releases being pushed out over the next few days.
Sports Memorabilia News
Dick Williams’ 1972 World Series trophy, a ring he earned while working for the Yankees and hundreds of other sports, pop culture, historic and entertainment items are going on the block.
Around the Hobby
New allegations have landed John Rogers in federal custody; a Wisconsin man is accused of lying about some major thefts– and a Kobe Bryant shooting shirt shows up on Pawn Stars.
A book card with 40 autographs is pulled from Topps Luminaries; Troy Aikman’s tweeting about jerseys again and Giannis Antetokounmpo signs all kinds of things at a grocery store.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Mike runs down a flurry of hobby shop promotions that are underway or on the way as we approach the holiday season.